18 fetuses found in municipal landfill in West Bengal | Kolkata
At least 18 fetuses were found in a municipal landfill in Howrah district, West Bengal, 40 km west of Kolkata, police said on Tuesday.
Police said rag pickers digging through municipal waste at a landfill in Uluberia spotted the fetuses. Later, the police were notified. District civic and health officials also rushed to the scene.
“The fetuses were sent for an autopsy. An investigation is ongoing,” said a senior police officer.
Local residents said there were at least 30 hospitals and nursing homes within a 2 km radius of the dump.
Howrah District Chief Medical Officer Nitaichandra Mondol said: “This is serious business. Police opened an investigation. You have to know if there is racketeering in any hospital or in any retirement home”.
Uluberia Municipality Vice President Enamur Rehman told reporters that a committee would be set up to look into the matter.
“A meeting has also been called with private hospitals and nursing homes to discuss the matter next week,” he said.
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